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Date : 22-Sep-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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User:hi doctor
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:iam XXXX XXXXXXX I want to dicuss something for my child
Doctor:Ok
User:my son is suffering from TBM
Doctor:Ok
User:nOW HE IS 5.5 YEARS OLD
Doctor:OK
User:When he was 8 month he has is diagnosed with TBM
Doctor:OK
User:and fluid formation in brain
Doctor:OK
User:fluid is been removed with an operation and no shunt
Doctor:OK
User:now his body is growing properly but mental development is zero
User:he act as a child of 6 months
Doctor:Ok
User:His fits is not controlled
Doctor:OK
User:sometime fits controlled for 6 months then they reoccurs
Doctor:OK
User:but from last 2 years they are continious
Doctor:OK
User:He is taking Anti epilepsy drug but then also
Doctor:Ok
User:pls suggest what is the best way to control the fits because iam very much disturbed now
Doctor:I am sorry for your child's condition.
User:pls
User:can you pls suggest some genuine doctor who can really treat my son
Doctor:As you have mentioned that he had got TBM at the age of 8 months and after this his body is growing but not his mental age.
Doctor:Yes, surely I will help you within my expertise.
Doctor:May I know your location?
User:Currently iam in XXXXXXX
Doctor:OK
Doctor:Nimhans is considered to be the best medical center for brain allover XXXXXXX
Doctor:Its in XXXXXXX
Doctor:You can neurologist over here and get him treated.
User:can you suggest someone in XXXXXXX
Doctor:You can place a appointment request from your dashboard for a neurologist in XXXXXXX
Doctor:We will forward you the details of experienced neurologist in XXXXXXX
User:ok
User:can you suggest any other treatment apart from Anti epilepsy XXXXXXX to treat this
Doctor:As per my knowledge there is no other treatment for epilepsy other than drugs.
User:what about stem sell treatment
Doctor:It might help in growth of the damage brain but its still in trial stages and not proven clinically.
User:any hospital in XXXXXXX who is treating brain disorder through stem cell
User:Sorry iam asking so many question from you but you can understand felling of a father
Doctor:Do not be sorry. I understand. I feel NIMHANS is the best neurological center in XXXXXXX and might be they would be trying. I do not have much information regarding this.
User:ok. Thanks
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
Doctor:HI
User:Nimhans is govt hospital or private
Doctor:Its a govt hospital
User:would the doctor change in my next chat
Doctor:No I am same doctor you had chat with.
User:will you be the same always if I login tomorrow
Doctor:No, the doctors will change.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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